This undated handout photo released by the Taiwan Defense Ministry on September 13, 2023 shows Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong (L) while being monitored by a Taiwanese Keelung class warship at sea. Photograph:(AFP)  

DW: Taiwan records scores of Chinese warplanes near island 

The defense ministry in Taipei reported dozens of Chinese jets and 10 naval ships near Taiwan. 

Taiwan’s Defense Ministry on Thursday said that it has detected 68 Chinese warplanes and 10 navy vessels around its shores in 24 hours. 

Earlier this week, Taiwan had cautioned that China was stepping up “gray zone” activities around the island. 

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WNU Editor: The Chinese military have definitely been busy around Taiwan …. Taiwan detects 84 Chinese warplanes and 33 warships near island in three days (WION). 

Taiwan Detects A Record Number Of Chinese Warplanes Near The Island  

68 Chinese Warplanes, 10 Vessels Detected Nearby Since Yesterday: Taiwan — AFP

Taiwan says 68 Chinese warplanes, 10 vessels detected near island — Al Jazeera

Taiwan reports 40 Chinese military aircraft in its air defence zone — Reuters

China deploys over 40 planes to Taiwan Strait, is massing forces at coastal military bases, Taiwan warns — FOX News

Taiwan records approach of 68 Chinese aircraft, 10 ships — TASS 

PLA’s latest drills near Taiwan could signal surprise attack strategy: analysts — SCMP